Boeinglover24
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Three Flights From Cyprus To BWI Any Info?

Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:16 am

I just heard it on the news here in Washington.....
Possibly driving up there tomorrow......
Three flights from Cyprus carrying evacuees from Lebanon arriving at BWI tomorrow morning....
Anyone got any info on this...
What A/C they are going to use? Charter perhaps?
Uhhh What?
 
FI642
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RE: Three Flights From Cyprus To BWI Any Info?

Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:31 am

Many charters this weekend to BWI. Various carriers, assorted times of the day.
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CYatUK
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RE: Three Flights From Cyprus To BWI Any Info?

Thu Jul 20, 2006 7:02 am

Local Cypriot press reports that the plan is to get people directly from the port to the airport in an effort to avoid the need for accommodation on the island which seems to be a problem at the moment.
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BDL2DCA
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RE: Three Flights From Cyprus To BWI Any Info?

Thu Jul 20, 2006 11:10 pm

According to the Washington Post:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...le/2006/07/20/AR2006072000333.html

"The chartered airplane landed about 6:30 a.m., with about 150 people on board, including several infants. Four more planes filled with evacuees are expected to arrive at the airport over the next two days, officials said."

"Dozens of service providers were lined up this morning at tables in BWI's main international terminal, waiting to assist the evacuees as soon as they disembarked from the Omni Air International DC-10 and went through customs."

So I guess that means the D10 cannot make it from LCA to BWI nonstop? But did they really change planes?
146,319,320,321,333,343,722,732,733,734,735,73G,738,744,752,762,763,772,ARJ,BE1,CRJ,D9S,D10,DH8,ERJ,E70,F100,S80
 
usairways85
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RE: Three Flights From Cyprus To BWI Any Info?

Thu Jul 20, 2006 11:20 pm

Airline Omni Air International
Flight Number 630
Departure City (Airport) Manchester, England, Great Britain (EGCC)
Departure Time 07/20/2006 04:21 AM
Arrival City (Airport) Baltimore, MD (BWI)
Arrival Time 07/20/2006 06:13 AM
Remaining Flight Time 00:00
Aircraft Type McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (all series)
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Arrived

Nothing else on the schedule, i would assume it will be the normal AMC carriers(World, ATA, Omni Air)
 
usairways85
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RE: Three Flights From Cyprus To BWI Any Info?

Fri Jul 21, 2006 8:35 am

This is probably another one, schedule for tomorrow morning

Airline World Airways
Flight Number 1776
Departure City (Airport) Rome, Italy (LIRF)
Departure Time 07/21/2006 02:40 AM
Arrival City (Airport) Baltimore, MD (BWI)
Arrival Time 07/21/2006 05:09 AM
Remaining Flight Time 08:29 (planned)
Aircraft Type
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Planned
 
FI642
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RE: Three Flights From Cyprus To BWI Any Info?

Fri Jul 21, 2006 10:56 pm

Three today:

ATA 757
World MD11
Omni 757

More to come!
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ltbewr
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RE: Three Flights From Cyprus To BWI Any Info?

Fri Jul 21, 2006 11:02 pm

It appears that these are the same aircraft and charter airlines that do a lot of the military transport to/from USA and Kuwait/Iraq. Are these evacuation flights affecting those flights, or are they being done on off days for those flights?
At least it's one of the last ways one can get a ride on a pax DC-10/MD-11.

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